Meaning: People with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa).
Meaning: culturally Black.
Pronunciation: bent "15" handshape. [Videos contributed by Marcus Bryant.]
Jeremy Lee Stone, Black Deaf, explains "the difference between signing BLACK and CULTURALLY BLACK. Can White people sign CULTURALLY BLACK when referring to a Black person? No, they can't, because the sign CULTURALLY BLACK refers to a cultural perspective of Black people used within Black ASL. It is used by those who are proud of their Black identity. BLACK is a general sign for the race. White people use the sign BLACK but not CULTURALLY BLACK." -- Jeremy Lee Stone, June 30, 2020, FB.
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